CONFIDENTIAL REPORTING LOCATIONS (LISTED BELOW): Student Health Services, Student Counseling Center and VOICe
Concerns may include: having been physically or sexually assaulted, want to know what resources are available to you, want to report the incident or discuss your options.
During this time, we are unable to provide in person services but we are able to meet with you via phone, video conference or text chat.
Student Support at SRU part of Student Affairs and acts as a central location where faculty, staff, students, parents or community members can refer a student experiencing or causing distress that interferes with learning, development and success.
Student Support uses a model focused on the holistic development of the student to assist when they encounter challenges, barriers, and crises that impact their ability to be successful and safe by setting goals and connecting to the appropriate resources.
In Student Support we focus on enhancing student learning and development through:
One on one case management
Boost peer programming
Critical Incident Response
Students, faculty, staff and community members can submit a Care referral for the following situations:
Student will be missing class and needs an absence notification to be sent
Student has been or will be hospitalized
Student has become physically ill
Student is experiencing emotional distress
Student is having trouble adjusting to campus life/online work or is having angry outbursts
Student is experiencing housing insecurity or unsafe housing environment
Student is experiencing food insecurity or lack of adequate food
Student is experiencing a financial emergency or cannot obtain basic needs due to financial issues
Student is isolating from friends/class/work
Student has experienced or been accused of dating/domestic violence, sexual misconduct (Rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment), stalking or harassment
Student is expressing suicidal thoughts or ideations or engaging in self harm
Student needs support with personal, social or emotional wellness/development
If your efforts to manage a significant classroom behavioral issue has not resolved the problem
If you are concerned about the welfare of a student, yourself, and/or other students
If a student asks for help in dealing with personal issues that are outside your role as a faculty or staff member
If you have referred the student for assistance in the past and there seems to be no improvement or things seem to be worsening
If you'd like for our Care Network to connect with you or your student, please complete an online referral form here: https://sru-advocate.symplicity.com/care_report/
VOICe provides an array of free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. VOICe remains the sole provider of comprehensive victims’ services in Butler County.
We provide services to adults, teens and children as well as preventative services to the broader community. Since domestic violence does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, color, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, political belief, religion and mental or physical challenge, neither does VOICe.
The Health Service will continue to be open 24/7 this fall but appointments will be conducted via telehealth when possible. Please call for appointments or with questions 724-738-2052.
Addresses student mental, emotional and physical health needs, including but not limited to:
Change to health
Asthma, Diabetes, etc
Sexually transmitted Infection
Programming and Outreach
Mental Health (medical management)
Mental Health crisis response when Counseling Center is closed
The Student Counseling Center (SCC) strives to facilitate the total development of students by reducing psychological problems and distress by enhancing mental health, well-being, quality of life, and supporting your aspirations. Our primary focus is on providing brief, confidential counseling aimed at helping students to succeed academically and interpersonally. When students require mental health services that are beyond the role or scope of the SCC, we will make appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.
The Slippery Rock University Police Department provides law enforcement, security services, and police escort services on the Slippery Rock University campus. Uniformed officers regularly patrol the SRU campus and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational
programs which receive federal financial assistance. Programs and activities which may be included are:
admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and employment. Title IX also
protects male and female students from unlawful sexual harassment, including sexual violence, in school programs
and activities. Sexual violence means physical sexual acts perpetrated against a person’s will or where a person is
incapable of giving consent. A number of acts fall into the category of sexual violence, including rape, sexual
assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.